Puttanesca pasta

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Puttanesca Pasta
Puttanesca Pasta
  • Serves: 4

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  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Puttanesca pasta is typically made with very few ingredients, saving you time on the washing up!


  • 300g tagliatelle
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 25g anchovies, chopped
  • 150g mixed olives, drained and halved
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1-2tsp sugar
  • 2tbsp sun dried tomato paste
  • 100g Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and set to one side. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the onion. Cook for 8 mins until very soft and lightly golden.
  2. Add the garlic and gently cook for 2-3 mins. Stir in the oregano and anchovies and cook for 2 mins. Add the olives, tomatoes, sugar and sun dried tomato paste.
  3. Season with black pepper, bring to the boil and simmer for 15mins until rich and thick

Nutritional information per portion

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  • Calories 547(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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